U.S. harvested melon acreage declining

Acres

Line graph with 3 lines and 19 points per line.

Line 1, watermelon.
Point 1, 1992 is 229540.
Point 2, is 201730.
Point 3, 1994 is 202890.
Point 4, is 198480.
Point 5, 1996 is 199260.
Point 6, is 179300.
Point 7, 1998 is 170390.
Point 8, is 175870.
Point 9, 2000 is 164360.
Point 10, is 160720.
Point 11, 2002 is 152500.
Point 12, is 150300.
Point 13, 2004 is 141900.
Point 14, is 133800.
Point 15, 2006 is 131000.
Point 16, is 129000.
Point 17, 2008 is 125550.
Point 18, is 123900.
Point 19, 2010 is 132600.
Line 2, cantaloupe.
Point 1, 1992 is 109400.
Point 2, is 106850.
Point 3, 1994 is 100790.
Point 4, is 100070.
Point 5, 1996 is 101140.
Point 6, is 102710.
Point 7, 1998 is 99910.
Point 8, is 106700.
Point 9, 2000 is 97800.
Point 10, is 95160.
Point 11, 2002 is 89800.
Point 12, is 85700.
Point 13, 2004 is 84750.
Point 14, is 84560.
Point 15, 2006 is 79300.
Point 16, is 73820.
Point 17, 2008 is 71730.
Point 18, is 74730.
Point 19, 2010 is 74730.
Line 3, honeydew.
Point 1, 1992 is 26200.
Point 2, is 23300.
Point 3, 1994 is 27100.
Point 4, is 26000.
Point 5, 1996 is 27300.
Point 6, is 26600.
Point 7, 1998 is 25500.
Point 8, is 27500.
Point 9, 2000 is 26000.
Point 10, is 24200.
Point 11, 2002 is 24400.
Point 12, is 22200.
Point 13, 2004 is 19900.
Point 14, is 19600.
Point 15, 2006 is 18300.
Point 16, is 17550.
Point 17, 2008 is 17200.
Point 18, is 14900.
Point 19, 2010 is 14700.

Watermelon
Cantaloupe
Honeydew
Source: USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, Vegetables Annual Summary, various issues.